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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
653 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MORNING
FOR NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND EXPANDING MORE INTO NORTHWEST INDIANA
THIS AFTERNOON...

INZ001-261815-
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LAKE IN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GARY
653 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST
THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...MODERATE TO BRIEFLY HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
  INCREASING IN INTENSITY LATER THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON
  BEFORE TAPERING TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TO FOUR
  INCHES ON TOP OF THE TWO TO THREE INCHES THAT HAVE FALLEN SINCE
  LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATIONS WILL LIKELY VARY
  CONSIDERABLY OVER THE AREA GIVEN THE LAKE EFFECT NATURE OF THE
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND AT TIMES SHARPLY REDUCED
  VISIBILITY WILL LEAD TO DIFFICULT AND POSSIBLY TREACHEROUS
  TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE LAKE SHORE.

* OTHER IMPACTS...WINDS GUSTING TO 20 TO 25 MPH...AT TIMES NEAR
  THE LAKE SHORE UP TO 35 MPH...WILL CAUSE SOME BLOWING SNOW IN
  EXPOSED PLACES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE
INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP SEVERAL INCHES IN LOCALIZED AREAS. USE
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

&&

$$

ILZ014-261800-
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COOK-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CHICAGO
653 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

* TIMING...MODERATE TO BRIEFLY HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
  CONTINUING THROUGH LATE MORNING BEFORE TAPERING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TO TWO
  INCHES ON TOP OF THE THREE TO FIVE INCHES THAT HAVE FALLEN SINCE
  LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATIONS WILL LIKELY VARY
  CONSIDERABLY OVER THE AREA GIVEN THE LAKE EFFECT NATURE OF THE
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND AT TIMES SHARPLY REDUCED
  VISIBILITY WILL LEAD TO DIFFICULT AND POSSIBLY TREACHEROUS
  TRAVEL THROUGH THE MORNING COMMUTE.

* OTHER IMPACTS...WINDS GUSTING TO 20 TO 25 MPH...AT TIMES NEAR
  THE LAKE SHORE UP TO 35 MPH...WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW IN
  EXPOSED PLACES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE
INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP SEVERAL INCHES IN LOCALIZED AREAS. USE
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

&&

$$

ILZ006-261800-
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LAKE IL-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WAUKEGAN
653 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

* TIMING...MODERATE TO BRIEFLY HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
  CONTINUING THROUGH MID MORNING BEFORE TAPERING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TO ONE AND
  A HALF INCHES ON TOP OF THE TWO TO THREE INCHES THAT HAVE FALLEN
  SINCE LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATIONS WILL LIKELY VARY
  SIGNIFICANTLY GIVEN THE LAKE EFFECT NATURE OF THE SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND AT TIMES SHARPLY REDUCED
  VISIBILITY WILL LEAD TO DIFFICULT AND POSSIBLY TREACHEROUS
  TRAVEL THROUGH THE MORNING COMMUTE.

* OTHER IMPACTS...WINDS GUSTING TO 20 TO 25 MPH...AT TIMES NEAR
  THE LAKE SHORE UP TO 35 MPH...WILL CAUSE SOME BLOWING SNOW IN
  EXPOSED PLACES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE
INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP SEVERAL INCHES IN LOCALIZED AREAS. USE
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

&&

$$

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